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president obama has been a stronger ally of israel's than any other president he served with in eight years. that in the words of the vice president. so that is also a big out on the campaign trail today, both sides trying to show who would be the bigger ally of israel at this point. >> all right, fascinating thanks so much, jim acosta. appreciate that. >>> and don't forget, you want to catch that first presidential debate, denver, colorado, romney versus obama. that's next wednesday, 8:00 p.m. eastern time he on c. >>> theh dayof the united natis general assembly and a side group is taking on auably the bloodiest and most brutal problem in the world today. syria. the conf there has reportedlyed more than 30,000 people since march of last yea more than twthirdsre civilians. this is youtube video out of aleppo, the city of aleppo. today, the german foreign minister made a plea before the assembly. >> translator: such suffering is speechless. bulsoimpells us to act. to this very day the security council hasailed to live up to its responsibility for peop in ria. >> germany is part of a special
specific on what he would cut to avoid slashing defense spending at the end of this year. he said that would include funding for amtrak, pbs and national endowment for the arts. president obama spent the day talking about defense spending in the hampton roads area. >>> living social has stepped up, it's going to pick up the tab so metro can stay open late when the nats go into the postseason. that announcement came just moments ago. >>> let's fast forward to the weather. >> teddy was there. teddy obviously won something. finally. out there right now, you can see where we are looking at strong to severe storms back to the west. none around the metro area, but take a look where these are. severe thunderstorm warning in effect for shenandoah county until 5:45. heads-up if you're in that area. along i-81, you're also seeing rain. other showers making their way in toward loudoun county and frederick county. >>> we're learning more about the man hit and killed by a fairfax county school bus. news4's pat pat collins spoke to the victim's family who say they're unhappy with the charge for
a speed of 768 miles an hour. the 43-year-old baumgartner completed his final test jump back in july. we'll let you know how it goes. arthel: okay. back to the campaign trail, right now one theme of president obama's re-election bid is equal pay for equal work. an assertion by the president and democrats that women earn about 77 cents for every dollar that men earn. but analysts raised questions about this hot button issue. chief national correspondent jim angle is live in washington. all right, jim, so what's the big deal? [laughter] >> reporter: well, arthel, the key assertion, as you say, is that women only make 77 cents for every dollar that men make. that is in obama ads and in his own statements. listen. >> president obama knows that women being paid 77 cents on the dollar for doing the same work as men isn't just unfair, it hurts families. >> if you do the same work as a man, you ought to be paid the same wage as a man. [applause] >> reporter: now, of course, the problem is that's not true. the assertion that it's equal work for equal pay -- equal pay for equal work. the census da
roiling for over two years. the presidential race. for a while, is deemed competitive. president obama seems to have pulled ahead by about five points in the latest polls. some of that has helped to change the trajectory of the race. earlier this month, governor tommy thompson, republican, seem to have the momentum. at this point, his democratic rival tammy baldwin seems to be within the margin of error or a little ahead. >> why is that? >> my best guess is that the baldwin surge corresponds with president obama getting some distance from governor romney. in august, it seemed competitive, and still is. governor thompson was perceived as the best nominee. he had a competitive primary. paul ryan was nominated for the vp. it seems like suddenly wisconsin was back in the republican column. >> is tonight their first and only debate? >> i do not know that off the top of my head but it is going to be an interesting evening because governor thompson is a statewide branch. he is known as tommy. he is going to be seeking to label all and as a liberal. she is too liberal for nancy pelosi. she is
in europe are overblown. he thinks europe could be break even within about three years. moving on, he talked about cigna. he said that hmos are generally a beaten down sector, but that cigna is in a much better position than competitors. less vulnerable to the issues of obama care than others. this might have surprised people. he said chipotle is under a major threat from talk woe bell. 4,000 consumers talked about how they liked taco bell and the recent menu rolled out. einhorn thinks this could pose a competitive problem for chipolte in the years to come. >> just to be clear, he did not say he was going long yum, did he? >> good question. someone did ask him that in the follow-up, and he said, look, i like what's going on at yum, but i'm a little nervous about two things and i'm sure there were others. kfc in china he thinks has issues and imt not convinced there's anything good going on at pizza hut. for those reasons he's on the sidelines. he thinks taco bell is in a great competitive spot. >> kate kelly join you go us from the value investing congress. when we come back, he's the man re
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